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National Mental Health Lead

At Oasis Community Learning ,
Salary: PO6 scp 40-44 (National) £43,857 - £47, 730
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: TBC
Applications Closed 17:00 PM on Friday 22nd October 2021
Interviews: TBC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a National Mental Health Lead to join the Oasis Safeguarding Team to provide clinical expertise, and advice on assessment and interventions to staff, pupils and their families across all the Oasis Community Learning settings, working in partnership with the other organisations that make up the wider Oasis Trust.

The post holder will lead on the development of emotional well-being and mental health approaches across Oasis Academies and provide clinical expertise to staff supporting children and young people. The post holder is expected to support the OCL aims, vision and ethos, contribute specialist mental health knowledge and have a working understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures. 

The post holder will travel to our Academies around the country supporting the “Whole School Approach” to emotional health. This will include commissioning specialist training, overseeing the application of staff supervision and actively support the Academy leadership teams to ensure colleagues are equipped to respond and support pupils struggling with poor mental health.

The post holder must hold a recognised mental health qualification, have managerial responsibilities and have extensive experience in working with children and young people.

Come and develop your career within an organisation dedicated to transforming lives

What Oasis Offers In return for your hard work we will offer you:

  • A strong Continuous Professional Development programme with training opportunities
  • A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment
  • A competitive pension scheme with defined benefits, life cover and lower tax
  • A generous annual leave allowance of 25 + 8 (Bank Holiday) days per year rising to 30 + 8 (Bank Holiday) days after 2 years of service.

About Oasis Community Learning Born of the Oasis global charity we are one of the largest multi-academy trusts in the UK. Working in disadvantaged areas of England we aim to provide exceptional education at the heart of the community and offer support to those in need within the area. Our ethos is a core part of our everyday practice and something each of our staff champion daily; Equality, Inclusion, Healthy Relationships, Hope and Perseverance.


Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of National Mental Health Lead, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.